Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Happy Birthday


Happy Wednesday. Here in Florida it is a beautiful sunny warm day.  tonight we will be celebrating My hubby's 69th Birthday with Family & friends.he is just Golden to all of us.
I enjoy creating my cards and Playing along in all challenges. I used White card stock .
 I used My Wood Puppy stamp from Michaels #A2134D. Copic sketch and time Holtz distress markers 

Stampin UP ! stampin' pad kaleidacolor celebration .
black and white ribbon and a black bow. Spellbinders Oval die # S4-356.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you're all doing well. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog, and I would be happy to do the same for you. I love making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly Made Sketches #251

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie 
 

its hip to be Square.

Happy Wednesday, I hope you are all having a happy and safe week. Here on the west coast of Fl another beautiful day. Life is good Hubby's 69th B-day is today and he went to buy a NEW CAR !! God bless his heart.
I love playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards.I used brown craft paper cardstock, Tim Holtz Halloween paper,  Bones "Wishes" Distress Ink Black soot. Spellbinder Nestabilities "Flur de Lis Square #S4-318 from my supplies of Die cuts. Wood stamp Happy Halloween from my stash., Original Sizzix the little Die Cutter Cat & Pumpkin.
Black and Orange ribbon and a Orange bow all from my stash.Orange, Cream & Black card stock .

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a new follower of my Blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Wednesday Challenge - its hip to be square

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Monday, August 22, 2016

Baked WITh Love

Happy Monday, so glad this past week is gone and we are all starting fresh. So Much heart ache. Never Take life for Granted as we do not know what tomorrow my hold.

I enjoy creating each of my cards. and I love playing along in all challenges. I used layers of card stock from my stash I used my stamp & framelits by Lori Whitlock from Michaels craft.#560286 Baked with Love.
I used my Copic Ciao sketch #YG06, BG15, from Michaels.
 I added lime green ribbon and a small bow from my stash, and used my lime green pearl drops by Ranger

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a good positive week,  I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog. and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday- the blog # 462 

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

 

Go Fish

Happy Monday everyone. Here on the West Coast of Florida Hot and Humid. but a beautiful sunny day.

I am happy to be back to the challenges last week was just horrible. but now it is time to move forward.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love being creative with our Home and my Cards. I used Brown Craft stock, Tim Holtz craft paper, MINI CRAZY CATS , Simon Says Fathers Day Finds( Fish)clear stamp, shimmer mist teal & mustard.
I used my clear stamp, using Tim Holts Distress Ink. white gauze in my stash. Lime Green Pearl drops.
I added some tiny colorful sea shells from my stash.Tim Holtz Distress Collage Medium from Simon Says Stamp.
I also used a Tim Holtz Frame mix set.

Thank you for visiting my blog today,I hope you all have a positive week. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge - Go Fish 

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Blending

Happy Saturday so sorry I have been MIA this past week. it was a very hard week for my family we lost my great Nephew Ryan just 24 yrs young. Our hearts have been shattered. But I need to get busy back to the challenges.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating my cards and other things.today I used white card stock, 2 of my wood block stamps.a large cup cake and Happy Birthday both by STAMOENDOUS.
I also used my stampin'up! STAMPING PAD kaleidacolor.


Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you are all having a nice weekend. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.


I'm sharing my card today in the following challenge.
AAA CARDS BLENDING

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie
 

Happy Halloween

Happy Saturday, hoping everyone had a good week. as far as mine, it was just Horrible  my great nephew passed on Wednesday night just only 24 years young. it has been very very difficult for everyone, Ryan was loved just so much. I am doing my card today as now that things are done I need to keep busy.

I enjoy all challenges, and I love creating most anything fun, I love creating my cards. I used Orange Craft stock from Michaels Craft store.I added Halloween printed paper from my stash. I used my Sizzix dies Cat and Pumpkin. I used my Happy Halloween stamp and a orange gem from my stash. and Tim Holtz Distress ink Black Soot.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're having a wonderful weekend. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge:
 Freshly Made Sketches # 250 
God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie
 

Monday, August 15, 2016

IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR NEPHEW RYAN ANDREW JAEGER


WITH VERY HEAVY HEARTS WE LOST OUR WONDERFUL LOVING NEPHEW 
RYAN ANDREW JAEGER
TODAY AT ST. PETERSBURG, GEN HOSPITAL FL. 
MUCH TOO SOON DID HE GO HOME TO GOD'S ARMS RYAN WAS JUST 24 YEAR OLD ON 4-18-92
OUR ENTIRE FAMILY AND ALL OF HIS FRIENDS HEARTS ARE SO BROKEN IN OUR LOSS.

WE WILL LOVE YOU ALWAYS RYAN YOU WERE VERY SPECIAL IN OUR HEARTS.




Thursday, August 11, 2016

LET IT SNOW - Silver

Hi all so sorry for my card being late, it is just a beautiful sunny warm day here in the west coast of Florida.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, I love creating my cards and other things. I used white card stock from my stash. Silver Ribbon and silver twine from Really Reasonable Ribbon
My snow flake embossing folder, Snow Flake Embellishments from my stash.silver ink pad and Let it snow clear stamp. and some Silver Stickles by Ranger .
Thank you for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog, and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly Made Sketches # 249

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

always chase your dreams !

Hello everyone so sorry I am a tad late with my card. First I am asking for prayers for my great Nephew Ryan he is just a young 24 yrs old and in very critical condition, he had a heart attack late last night . We never know what Tomorrow will bring for any of us. Always stay close and love you're Family and friends.

I always enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating almost anything, my cards little gifts for family or friends etc.
  Today I used Craft stock from my stash, I used 2 punches one heart scallop and one regular smaller heart by  MARVY
 my New clear stamp 'newton nook designs' " unwind" 
from Simon says stamp   I added a gold twine & cream Lace  from RRR. used my Copic cioa sketch - # YR31 - RV21 - YG11 - C 3 - 0 - 
I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink, gathered twigs & black soot.
cream hand made small flower with a drop of liquid pearls. plus 3 drops golden rod by Stickles by Ranger

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope everyone is having a good week. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Say design Wednesday blog
Crop Stop - anything goes

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Sweet Christmas Wishes





Hello everyone rainy days for the last couple of nights and now all day today. I do hope you are all having a wonderful blessed week. Our Grandchildren return for the first day of school tomorrow here in Florida.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and creating new things and my cards. I used My spellbinders scalloped circle ,  Copic sketch Pens   G09 - E11 - E07 -  R59 - G29.


Our Daily Bread designs GOOD DAY stamp. and North Coast Creations Sweet Christmas Wishes stamp. I used cream  card stock from my stash, ODBD Christmas Collection Paper "2013", Green ribbon and bow also from my stash and 3 Red gems. 

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I would love to have you become a new follower of my blog, and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge.
ODBDSLC277

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Monday, August 8, 2016

STUFF

Happy Monday everyone. oh what a fun challenges that we have been given for the Simon Says Monday Challenge. so here it is, it was fun creating this little goodie...
I enjoy all challenges, and I love creating things and cards. Today I used an old Jar I had from Jam. and I seem to hold on to some of these thing as we never know when it may come in useful.  I took my jar and glued on some blue and white gingham scrap material.

 I added some Ribbons and lace from Really Reasonable Ribbon, then glued on some tiny Roses I had in my stash .Tim Holtz letters "STUFF" a wooden butterfly also from my stash, I then made a Tag from my stash, & glued it on the side of the jar.words by Tim Holtz chit chat   I also put Gold string on my label from Really Reasonable Ribbon. I then filled it with some of my crafting tools. and now will leave right close by my reach


Thank you for visiting my blog today,I hope you are all having a the start of a great and positive week. Our Grand Children go back to school on Wednesday and they can't wait they LOVE school and learning.
Our one Grand Daughter Isabella Rose started back to school last Friday in Ga. 
I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge - try to contain yourself
Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog #146 Anything but a card

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

BACK TO SCHOOL

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you all had a wonderful fun and safe weekend. Our Kids here in Florida goes back to School on Wednesday, I think the kids are pretty excited to go back and see their friends and meet their new Teachers too.
 I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used Card stock from Michaels Crafts, and other papers( school printed)
and embellishments from my stash.
I used a little veneer school bus  added a Red Ribbon (RRR) tiny bow .

Thank you for visiting my blog today,I hope your week is positive.I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog, and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
Mojo Monday - 460 

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

dream

Hello everyone, Happy Wednesday hope you're all having a wonderful week.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love enjoy creating my cards. I used White Cardstock  
for my Base card  I layered it with another piece of white cards stock and used my Cricut  embossing machine & embossing folder Cuttlebug swiss Dot   
Extra fine Glitter from my stash.
I added blue card stock for dream,by Simon Says Stamp
Liquid pear Silver Pearl by Ranger from Michaels.

Thank you for visiting my blog I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly Made sketches # 248
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

faith

Happy Wednesday !  it is another amazing Beautiful warm day here in Fl.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges. and I love creating each of my cards. I used white Pink card stock from my stash.  printed craft paper from Our Daily Bread - SOULFUL STITCHES COLLECTION.  I added  Roses and a pink Gingham Bow from  Really Reasonable Ribbon ClubLiquid Pearls HYDRANGEA by RANGER.

Thank you for visiting my blog today , I hope everyone is having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes

God Bless
   Hugs
 Dottie
 



 

hello

Happy Wednesday this week is just flying by. one more week and the kids here in Florida are back in school and my granddaughter in Ga. starts back on Friday this week.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards.  I used White and lime green card stock from my stash. copic caio # YG06 - Y06 - 0 
 Die cut - Hampstead Butterfly Stem   
Cricut Cuttlebug  embossing folder Swiss Dots

I added my tiny Roses earth tone  Mulberry Flowers
Little B. HANDWRITTEN Cutting dies. Green & White   strips of paper & bakers twine from my stash.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Fabulous Florals
Word Art Wednesday- anything goes.

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

CELEBRATE woo hoo !!

Hello everyone hope you are all having a good week so far. Great weather here in sunny Florida water temp 89* the grand kids have been having a ball we love them being here with us.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards.I used cream cardstock and tan cardstock.I used my Kaleidacolor stamp' pad. I also used my MS hand Punch balloons, I used my "NEW RELEASE BY" TIM HOLTZ STAMPERS ANONYMOUS COLLECTION CRAZY DOGS 
my party hat stamp, wood stamp celebrate woo hoo.
I used Tim Holtz Distress inks peacock feathers,gathered twigs. copic sketch  and Tim Holtz Distress Markers.
bakers twine from my stash.
and lastly some Stickels glitter glue pink,yellow and white.

Thank you for visitng my blog today, I hope you will become a new follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
SIMON MONDAY CHALLENGE - celebrate

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Monday, August 1, 2016

you're so cool

Happy Monday, Hoping you are all going to have a wonderful fun week just 9 day until school goes back for our grandchildren here in Florida. They are excited to go back and see their friends.

I enjoy playing along with all challenges, and I love making my cards. I used White Card stock for my card then used another piece of white card stock for my background using my Shimmer Mist.I used my Simon Says Clear stamp set
 Ice Cream Dream. Using my Tim Holtz  Distress Markers and Distress Ink. 
lastly I used my Black and white thin washi tape from my stash.
Thank you so much for visiting my blog today. I'd love to have you become anew follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Curtain Call


God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

celebrate

Happy Monday one and all, I made my card for the Simon Says Monday challenge.  I love playing along in all challenges and I love creating my cards.
I used my Stamp called Birthday Anya II.
 I used my crayola colored Pencils   
I cut a white frame to place around my girl, using my white card stock from my stash. my girl and my Card then added a piece of  white corrugated paper also from my stash. I used my Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Black Soot & picked raspberry. 
  I used a brown shaded paper from my stash and using my Little B Die cut CELEBRATE.
I added a little tag from my stash " For You" I then used my Pink sating ribbon to make a Bow also from my stash.


Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you are all having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge - Celebrate 

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie
 

just a note

Happy Monday, So much going on, school down here in Florida starts in just 9 short days. had a wonderful fun weekend, with my two Granddaughters Gracie and Lily. hope everyone is having a fun week.

Today I made this card for the MoJo Monday challenge, I always love playing along in all challenges.
today I used red card stock from Michaels, I also used papers from Our Daily Bread Designs, I then used a piece of scrap paper in Red and White card stock from my stash, then stamped my crazy cat by Tim Holtz  Collection.I colored it in using my Tim Holtz distress markers, - plumis stone-tattered rose - broken china. and Tim Holtz Distress Ink vintage photo.some glitter  stickles   by Ranger
I then made a tag and stamped it with a wood block stamp from my collection.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week, I'd love to have you become anew follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday # 459 
  God Bless
     Hugs
    Dottie

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

smile

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a fun week. just 3 weeks until school goes back here in Florida.

I enjoy playing  along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used White Cardstock..I used my SHIMMER MIST "teal" from Michaels Crafts.
 I added some beads a couple of shells from my stash, Sequins & Stamps "whale you be mine" by Lawn fawn.  
 I added a bow using my Bakers twine by Really Reasonable Ribbon.
I colored in my little whales with my  copic caio #C-3.
I stamped my whales and word Smile, using my Tim Holtz Distress Ink black soot.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog today, I love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I( will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I am sharing my card in the following challenges.

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything goes 
Freshly Made Sketches #247

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Monday, July 25, 2016

Through a Childs eyes.- add some texture challenge

Hello everyone Happy Monday ! I hope you all have a wonderful fun week.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards for each challenge.I used cream cardstock from Michaels. I added some red corrugated paper,all other supplies from my stash. I added a picture of our 3 yr old Granddaughter Lily.
Lily just turned 3 last Friday a very special Disney Birthday 

                    Minnie and Mickey @ Disney World
I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.


God Bless
 Hugs
  Dottie
 

Mojo # 258 Thinking of you

Happy Monday, hoping everyone had a nice weekend. and that this will be a positive week for everyone too. Hot and humid here on the west coast of Florida. Hoping for rain soon.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used Lime Green Cardstock from Michaels crafts. I used  printed flower pattern and lime green checkered pattern papers from my stash.
I used two shades of Green ribbon from RRR.
I used my woodblock stamp "Thinking of You" added a yellow Rose and a tiny green bow. green foam covered it with cream lace to make the arrow on the side of the card.

thank you for visiting my blog today, I 'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday # 258

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

PINK

HAPPY WEDNESDAY EVERYONE ~ IT HAS BEEN A VERY SPECIAL FEW DAY'S OUR DAUGHTER  GINNY, GRANDDAUGHTER ISABELLA AND OUR GREAT GRAND DAUGHTER ARIANNA IS VISITING FROM GA.

I ENJOY PLAYING ALONG IN ALL CHALLENGES, AND I LOVE CREATING EACH OF MY CARDS. I USED WHITE CARD STOCK FROM MICHAELS, PINK PRINTED PAPER FROM MY STASH. I USED MY LIQUID PEARL PETAL PINK BY RANGER .

I ADDED TWO TAG'S ONE WHITE,  ONE PINK THEN I ADDED A PINK AND WHITE GINGHAM RIBBON WHITE FLOWER AND PUT PETAL PINK LIQUID PEARLS IN THE CENTER.
 FROM MY STASH AND STAMPED THE PINK TAG "WISHING YOU THE BEST DAY EVER"
 I USED MY CRICUT CUDDLE BUG MACHINE AND   CUTTLEBUG SWISS DOTS EMBOSSING FOLDER. 

THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY BLOG TODAY, I WOULD LIKE IT IF YOU WOULD BECOME A NEW FOLLOWER OF MY BLOG, AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO DO THE SAME FOR YOU.

I'M SHARING MY CARD IN THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGE.
FRESHLY MADE SKETCHES #246 
CURTAIN CALL
WORD ART WEDNESDAY # 240 - 241
CROP STOP
GOD  BLESS
    HUGS
  DOTTIE

Things with wings

Happy Wednesday, Hoping everyone is having a positive week. a very busy day we have our daughter granddaughter and great granddaughter visiting from Ga.



Today I am making a card for my cousin Peter Frazee, his older sister Diane was run down on Friday and killed by a woman that was speeding and lost control of her car. Diane was only 62 yrs old and from South Florida. May Diane Rest in Peace.


I ENJOY PLAYING ALONG IN ALL CHALLENGES, AND I LOVE CREATING EACH OF MY CARDS. I USED PINK CARD  STOCK FROM MICHAELS CRAFTS.
I THEN LAYERED MY CARD WITH A PRETTY BUTTER FLY PATTERN OF BUTTERFLY AND WHITE CARD STOCK FROM MY STASH. I USED MY EMBOSSING FOLDER SWISS DOTS BY CUTTLEBUG 
I USE SEWED THE EDGES OF MY PAPERS AND ADDED WHITE LACE, MULBERRY FLOWERS ROSES FROM REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON 
I ADDED A SHEER BOW WITH SILVER ON IT EDGE AND THEN USING MY MARTHA STEWART HAND PUNCH . AND MY LEANNA BUTTERFLY BY SIMON SAYS STAMP

I CUT A SQUARE WHITE PAPER AND STAMPED IT WITH MY TIM HOLTZ DISTRESS INK (FIRED BRICK) ALSO FROM MICHAELS CRAFTS  
I ADDED A TINY METAL BLUE BUTTERFLY ON MY BOW AND A TINY BLUE FLOWER FROM MY STASH. 


THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY BLOG TODAY, I 'D LOVE TO HAVE YOU BECOME A NEW FOLLOWER OF MY BLOG AND I WOULD BE HAPPY TO DO THE SAME FOR YOU. I ALWAYS ENJOY MAKING NEW BLOG FRIENDS.


I'M SHARING MY CARD IN THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGE.

SIMON SAY WEDNESDAY CHALLENGE-THINGS WITH WINGS
WORD ART WEDNESDAY # 240 - 241
GOD BLESS
   HUGS
 DOTTIE

Monday, July 18, 2016

By The Sea

Happy Monday everyone, another amazing day her in Florida! Our Gracie is here visiting and going to Disney with her Mom, Dad and Lily on Thursday for Lily's 3rd Birthday.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love making my cards. I used yellow & printed papers from my stash I also Used foam and used my spellbinder dies and my Just Rite cling At the Beach stamps.
 I added some sequins and stamped some sea shells also from my Just Rite Stamp set.
I used my copic pens and my Tim Holtz Distress Ink

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful safe week, I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

 Anna-Karin has left a new comment on your post "By The Sea":



I just received this in a e-mail 7-30-16
Hi Dottie! This is such a pretty card and I love the little scene you created. You are the lucky winner of our $50 gift voucher from Simon Says Stamp, for the Nautical/By the Sea challenge. Congratulations! Please send us an email to the address in the blog's sidebar. We need your full name to issue the gift card. Thank you so much for joining us! / Anna-Karin